Wednesday, 15 January 2014


Moody's Microblog Daily Digest 140113 - yesterday's tweets as a single Web page #MMDD

Currency chapter needed to ‘save’ #TPP - won't be popular with other nations...

Oxycodone decision puts Health Canada’s drug-approval process under scrutiny - all clinical trials data must be open

Hobbyists are now building tablets using #raspberrypi - had to happen... #linux

#India Developing Additional National #Surveillance System; US Has No Moral High Ground To Protest -

When Foreign Investors Sue the State - what #ISDS means in practice #TPP #TAFTA/#TTIP

EU Offers Public a Chance to Fix #Copyright Law - we must seize it

Where is the international outrage over the NSA backdoor revelations? - well, indeed

Recipe for ruin: #TTIP - the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - excellent, detailed summary #TAFTA

EU citizens force #water debate onto agenda - good precedent, important issue

Shale gas firms face binding law if they fail ‘scoreboard’ test - UK out of step, as usual #fracking

Sweden uses the fewest antibiotics in food production - shows it can be done; others must follow suit

Police demand notes from Channel 4 on Lawrence spying whistleblower - attack on whistleblower, not criminals...

#TTIP puts the EU's environmental and social policies on the line - people waking up to the big threat #TAFTA Act Now For #NetNeutrality! - another big battle in EU

Outreach - Update on #TTIP - @EU_TTIP_team: you say "Civil Society": I see overwhelming number of industry #lobbyists

UK sovereignty ‘at risk’ from EU-US trade deal: UK in danger of surrendering judicial independence - #TAFTA/#TTIP

US will not enter bilateral no-spy agreement with Germany, says media - would be worthless, anyway... #nsa

#Linux Foundation and The #Apache Software Foundation Join Forces to Produce ApacheCon - makes sense

 Why the world needs OpenStreetMap - obvs, really (v @xpectro @carobotero)#osm

Supreme Court Sides With Newegg Against Patent Trolls  - SCOTUS does the right thing (v @jwildeboer)#swpats

MT @DaHammerstein #EC says "pharma industry wish list is taken into consideration">>so EC want to push up prices, & let more people die?

#ISDS better thn ECJ, apparently: tribunals are 3 unaccountable lawyers working in secret, rather than top judges working in public #TTIP

RT @DaHammerstein #EC says free data flows has nothing to do with data protection and privacy in #ttip >>clearly clueless about tech

Requirements for #DRM in #HTML5 are a secret - what a travesty of open standards (v @jzb)

Urgent: Help UK Gov To Adopt Real #OpenStandards - please give feedback on these two topics today

Breaking through the European Precautionary Impasse? - read this biased viewpoint to see what #TTIP aims to bring

Italy puts Free Software first in public sector - now let the others follow #eu

Detailed Study Suggests NSA Rarely Useful In Stopping Terrorism - so can #NSA drop the FUD, please?

South Carolina Senator Aims To Criminalize The Recording Of Criminal Activity - no danger of being abused there...

#AU’s Rejection of #ISDS, from AUSFTA to Gillard Government’s Trade Policy & implications for #CA - good analysis

Partnership or Putsch? - the anti-democratic implications of #TPP

#Japan To Tax Online Sales Of Foreign-Made Content - so how will they square that with #TPP tearing down tariffs?

UN climate chief calls for tripling of clean energy investment - we need this quickly #climatechange

Jury Finds Two Officers Charged In Beating Death Of Homeless Man Not Guilty - staggering

UK defeats European bid for #fracking regulations - cameron doesn't care about health issues: profit before people

#London In 1927, Recreated Shot For Shot - this is amazing: don't miss

RIAA's Boss Thinks He Knows Better Than Google How To Build A Search Engine - ha! great takedown

Zhou Youguang, Father of Pinyin - just celebrated his 108th birthday. wow.

Edward #Snowden To Join Daniel Ellsberg on Freedom of Press Foundation’s Board of Directors - nice (v @jilliancyork)

During Fiery Heatwaves Australian PM Looks To Stall Thriving Clean Energy Sector - even more stupid than cameron?

Debunking the "NSA Mass Surveillance Could Have Stopped 9/11" Myth - not once, but twice

#TTIP: Kommission führt Dialog mit “Zivilgesellschaft” - or not, as the case may be... #TAFTA

The Farfalla Project: an open and cloud solution for #accessibility - interesting & important work #opensource

Editing #Wikipedia, a print guide for new contributors - great idea; available in 12 languages

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